Allison Navy Sigmund, Esq.

Counsel

asigmund@nfclegal.com
P: 973.665.9100
F: 973.665.9101

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I enjoy helping clients draft their employee handbooks because I get a true feel for the culture and unique needs of each individual client. The process often helps me to identify legal risks for clients and improves the overall functioning of their relationship with their employees.

About Allison

Allison Navy Sigmund represents employers in all aspects of employment law. Ms. Sigmund has experience litigating disputes involving restrictive covenants, ERISA, and equal employment opportunity. Ms. Sigmund has represented clients in state and federal court proceedings and before state and federal EEO agencies and the Department of Labor. Additionally, Ms. Sigmund counsels clients on diverse employment related issues, including the hiring and firing of employees, employment and separation agreements, employee handbooks and policies, restrictive covenants and confidentiality agreements. Ms. Sigmund has represented a diverse group of clients, including publicly held companies and hedge funds.

Listed in Super Lawyers® as a “Rising Star”, Employment & Labor, 2010 – 2017

Schulte Roth & Zabel Pro Bono Award, 2004, 2005

 

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Professional

Federal Judicial Clerkship

Honorable Barbara S. Jones
United States District Court, Southern District of New York
2002 - 2003

Professional Experience

Seton Hall University School of Law
Adjunct Professor, "Fundamentals of Business Law", "Managing Legal Issues in the Workplace", and "Conducting Internal Investigations"
2017
Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, New York, NY
Associate, Employment and Employee Benefits
2003 – 2007
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, New York, NY
Associate, Litigation
2001 – 2002

Background

Education

New York University School of Law
J.D., cum laude
Florence Allen Scholar, Annual Survey of American Law, Senior Articles Editor
2001
Cornell University
B.S. School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Golden Key National Honor Society
Dean’s List
1998

Admissions

State of New York 2002
United States District Court, Southern District of New York 2003
United Stated District Court, Eastern District of New York 2003
State of New Jersey 2008